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Director of Place and Communities

Ashfield District Council
£81,245 per annum
Closing date
13 Feb 2022

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Corporate Services, Corporate Management Team, Regeneration and Local Economies, Housing, Community Services
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Full time
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Ashfield District Council is perfectly placed in the East Midlands with great connectivity, strong services, excellent prospects for growth, and lots of ambition. We are currently seeking a Director of Place and Communities who can deliver on these ambitions, you will be a strong team player and member of the Senior Leadership Team. You will work closely with Members, employees and partners and have the ability to build successful and effective partnerships.

You will provide strategic and operational leadership across a range of key services including Environment and Neighbourhoods, Planning and Economic Growth including Regulatory Services, Place and Wellbeing including Leisure and Community Safety.

Some of your key priorities will include: the development of our local plan, the delivery of our transformational regeneration programmes including a new Leisure Centre, the Future High Streets Fund and Towns Fund programmes.

You will possess a demonstrable record of senior leadership and able to evidence senior management experience, gained in one or more of the key service areas. An excellent understanding of communities and people is crucial.

Ashfield is a great place to work valuing our employees, offering benefits including generous holiday entitlement, local government pension and flexible working.

For more information about this role please click on the Apply Button below.

To apply, please send a CV and supporting statement to Previous applicants may apply.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Theresa Hodgkinson, Chief Executive on 01623 457251.

All other enquires should be forwarded to the HR Team (01623 463248) or

Closing date: 13th February 2022

Assessment Centre: 23rd and 24th February 2022 (successful candidates will be invited to a final interview)

Final Interviews: 3rd March 2022

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